the large, oval, brown seed of a tropical palm, consisting of a hard shell lined with edible white flesh and containing a clear liquid.
the flesh of a coconut, esp. when used as food.
(also coconut palm or tree)
the tall palm tree (Cocos nucifera) that yields this nut.
Fruit of the tropical palm, Cocos nucifera
. The dried nut is copra which contains 60–65% coconut oil. The residue after extraction of the oil is used for animal feed. The hollow, unripe nut contains a watery liquid known as coconut milk, which is gradually absorbed as the fruit ripens. A 50‐g portion is a rich source
of copper; contains 18 g of fat, of which 90% is saturated; provides 7 g of dietary fibre; supplies 175 kcal (735 kJ).
, but, butt, cut, glut, gut, hut, intercut, jut, Mut, mutt, nut, phut, putt, rut, scut, shortcut, shut, slut, smut, strut, tut, undercut
•sackbut • scuttlebutt • catgut
•midgut • Vonnegut • rotgut • haircut
•offcut • cross-cut • linocut • crew cut
•woodcut • uppercut • chestnut
•hazelnut • peanut • wing nut • cobnut
•locknut • walnut • groundnut
donut) • coconut